NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A newborn baby was found in a backyard on Long Island.
Nassau County homicide squad was investigating the death of a newborn child, CBS2’s Ali Bauman reported.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/17 Monday Morning Forecast
Police said just after 8 a.m. they responded to a call for someone in need of medical assistance at 4 Walnut Street in Glen Head.
“Upon their arrival they found approximately 20-year-old female with excessive vaginal bleeding. That female was transported to a local hospital,” Detective Captain John Azzata said.READ MORE: New Yorkers Urged To Stay Off Roads As Wintry Mix Moves Through Region
Investigators said doctors performed a medical exam on the woman.
“The ER doctor determined there was a pregnancy involved,” Azzata said.
Investigators came back to the scene and said they are now looking into the death of a newborn child. An autopsy was being performed to determine if the baby was born alive or still born.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Witness Describes 'Surreal' Deadly Subway Push In Times Square